Glossary of British Terms: boot

boot (n):

1. A type of footwear that extends up the ankle and perhaps the knee or hip.

“It’s likely to be rugged terrain – probably a good idea wear boots.”

Glossary of British Terms: boot

2. A compartment for storage in an automobile, usually in the back.

See trunk.

“My arms are full, would you be a dear and open the boot?”

Glossary of British Terms: boot

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Posted by Tess on June 4th, 2009 | Filed in british glossary, word play

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